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RI - I&M Canal Bridge (Utica)

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in October 2011

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BH Photo #218338

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Double-intersection Warren pony truss bridge over I & M Canal on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
North Utica, LaSalle County, Illinois
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built Ca. 1900
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Double-Intersection Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 95.0 ft.
Total length: 95.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.34098, -89.01416   (decimal degrees)
41°20'28" N, 89°00'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/331477/4578567 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Salle
Inventory number
BH 49874 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • August 16, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added RR
  • August 14, 2012: Updated by Matt Lohry: Corrected bridge type--this is a Double-Intersection Warren pony truss.
  • October 22, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Matt Lohry
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com